Reviewed in the United States on June 5, 2015, Well-written prose is a quality of which I wish to read more, I adore a good story and the color yellow. Refresh and try again. However, he quickly learns that the mentally unstable mother murdered her own child, sending the county into chaos as she goes on the run. Please try again. A truly transformative reading experience from a voice I look forward to hearing more from. Product Information: Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Hold The Dark (film Tie-in) by William Giraldi, 9781843445753, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. At the start of another pitiless winter, wolves have taken three children from the remote Alaskan village of Keelut, including the six-year-old son of Medora and Vernon Slone. Now streaming on Netflix and showing in a few theaters to qualify it for the Oscars it will never win, Hold The Dark stars Jeffrey Wright as a Farley Mowat-style lupine expert and writer.He gets a letter from Riley Keough who wants him to solve a Wolf Mystery In Alaska. I saw that Netflix was making a film adaptation of this novel and the premise sold me on it. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, No Import Fees Deposit & $9.48 Shipping to Singapore. I thought this was a decent book. Covered deep in Alaskan snow, ice so deep and cold so harsh that it's hard to breath, a weird tale of blood and violence, of instincts hidden within. I think both film and book are okay, I just wished there was a cliff notes to see what (if any) other underlying concepts the writer is trying to get at. There is a li After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. Keelut, the remote Alaskan territory which provides the backdrop for most of the novel’s events, is a fictional one; a name presumably chosen by Giraldi in homage to the folkloric traditions of the area in which the Keelut is a mysterious and terrifying cryptid; a hairless, black dog-like creature that stalks man in the hours of darkness. Gritty and uber-violent, the boo. They pg'd it down. At the start of another pitiless winter, wolves have taken three children from the remote Alaskan village of Keelut, including the six-year-old son of Medora and Vernon Slone. But when vanished seamstress Martha Hoobin's brothers hire Markhat to bring their sister home, he quickly finds himself face to fang with a murderous halfdead blood cult, a coven of treacherous Church leaders, and a vampire gangster with schemes all his own. It was hard to like any of the characters - aside from the policeman Donald Mariumw who I felt truly sorry for - but thanks to Geraldi's immense skill they felt utterly real. Please try your request again later. From the beginning, the setting of “Hold the Dark” is unforgiving, terrifying. Beautiful descriptions of the wild, though the story itself not that mesmerizing. Reviewed in the United States on November 29, 2018. There is also a bit of a mystery as to how the murders came about. 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